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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Blockade of shipments for Russian Zone in the western zones of Berlin, Germany.

    C/U map of Europe showing the different occupational zones in Germany being pointed out by ruler. M/S of barges on river, destined for Russian Zone and held up in the US zone. M/S of pile of coal from the Ruhr, also destined for Russian Zone but not shipped. M/S barges lined up alongside river, full of coal. M/S of barges rudder with propellor turning over. Piles of coal on banks of river.

    M/S marshalling railroad yard with trains awaiting starting orders to depart for the Russian Zone. M/S of railroad wagon in siding. C/Us of name on side 'Dresden' and 'USSR Zone - Munich' on side of wagon. M/S of deserted railway platform with trucks lying idle. C/U of sign on railway wagon. C/U of name on wagon 'Stettin'.

    M/S of US Military police stopping cars to verify papers. M/Ss of MP speaking to driver of car and looking at identity papers. M/S of car pulling away. C/U MP stopping car.

    Note on paperwork says 'This footage is 15/- per foot if used'. The price has presumably increased since then!

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:17:00 / 01:42:27:00
    UN 1983 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 1983 B
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    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    Cold war berlin blockade Cold War Map Cold war
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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